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Scholarships for Biology Majors

The two departments that coordinate the interdepartmental Biology Program have several scholarships available for students within the major.  

How to Apply

The open cycle for these Biology scholarships is between October 1st and February 1st before the Fall/Spring award year.  Scholarship applications have recently moved to the new OneApp system, available at https://www.financialaid.iastate.edu/scholarships/.  

All scholarships are $1,000 awards for a Fall/Spring academic year and require a 3.0 or higher GPA at Iowa State University.  Each scholarship may come with additional eligibility requirements.  To learn more about each scholarship and these requirements, click the scholarship name below.  

Charles Drewes Memorial Scholarship

Diane Marie Heimbuch Scholarship

Darlene and Melvin Larsen Scholarship

Dr. John R. Ohlfest Memorial Scholarship 

Irving W. and Kate A. Knobloch Scholarship

Mary Kate Phillips Scholarship

Sophomore Success Scholarship

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Iowa State provides a number of other resources for students looking for scholarships.  The most comprehensive is from the Office of Financial Aid, but students may also check their College for additional opportunities, including financing for study abroad: 

Scholarships offered by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Scholarships offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences